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MNealeETH1395951-150731-027.pdf
An exercise book kept by Ted Neale with notes recorded during his training at the Air Force Training School.

MNealeETH1395951-150731-024.pdf
A notebook kept by Ted Neale with his notes recorded during training in South Africa with 42 Air School, Port Elizabeth.

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Ted arrived in Portici, south of Naples from training in Palestine. He recalls a trip to Rome driven by Jesse Owens, the Olympic athlete. Afterwards he was transferred to Foggia to join 37 Squadron. There was a shortage of crews and he did not fly…

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List of aircraft, Captain, sorties, bomb load, departure and arrival times and remarks. Officer commanding S/L Belasco, bomb load, fuel load and tonnage underneath.
On the second sheet a complete aircrew list of each aircraft.
On a third sheet is…

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A summary of Flight Sergeant David Joseph's RAF service. Joining the RAF on 27 October 1941, in January 1944 he joined 76 Squadron and was shot down on 18 March 1944 on an operation to Frankfurt. He became a prisoner of war at Hydekrug Luft VI,…

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about the airmen visiting studios and recreation centres.
Item 2 is a photograph of three men and two women, captioned 'Some of the stars about town'.
Item 3, 4, 5 and 6 are photographs of several airmen standing with…

MGouldAG1605203-160708-02.pdf
Notes covering electrics, theory of flight, engineering science, supercharging, power, fuel consumption and engine use in various stages of flight.

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USA propaganda leaflet covering bombs dropped on major German cities, American troops under training in the UK and the Russian front.

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Left page.

Top left - three women and a man sitting in garden chairs. In the foreground a table and in the background a house. Captioned 'Engagement tea party'.

Top right - engagement announcement.

Middle - a man in white shirt and shorts…

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Statistics for females aged 14 to 59 by jobs. Concludes that three quarters of men and quarter of women are in the services, munitions or essential industries.

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Notes 4.5 million houses out of 13 million damaged by bombing including those recently destroyed by flying bombs and rockets.

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Mentions consumption of various foodstuffs. Mentions expenditure on boots, shoes, clothing, hardware, furnishings , radios and other items. Covers travel and goods transport.

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Statistics relating to war effort. Sub-headlines: the price, manpower.

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Signal from 5 Group to all 5 Group Stations stating standby for operations on 20 January. Details A and B bomb loads with preselection settings. On the reverse 'Bombing Leader from Int'.

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Large group of airmen arranged in five rows in front of a Wellington 'N'. The background is dark. Underneath is captioned the names of each airman.

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated '276. LMG. S/L Epps. 427-Sqd'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 212. S/L Gall.M.W. 427'

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Six airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above.

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated '+226.LMG. S/L Peterson. 429+'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above.

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Article about Scunthorpe double DFC baling out from blazing plane. Relates how news was passed by French woman in a letter to a Canadian who posted it to Mrs Wareing. Robert Wareing was in hospital with burns but was getting better.

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Top left an air-to-air view of a reconnaissance Spitfire flying right to left with cloud background.

Bottom left air-to-air view of the bottom of a reconnaissance spitfire with Invasion stripes. The camera openings can be seen in the rear…

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Article 1. Headlines: Soviet note to Poles, a diplomatic rupture, announcement by Mr Molotov. Article 2. Headlines: Russia and Poland, Marshal Stalin's statement to "The Times", offer of post war alliance.

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Top left - Arthur Pearce in the rear turret of a Lancaster.

Bottom right - Arthur Pearce leaning out of the rear door of a Lancaster rear turret which is rotated fully to port.

Bottom left - newspaper cutting title 'Southwark "Pathfinder" on…
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